June Transitions – Thank You, Deb, for Your 8 Years of Service to IDF

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017|

Dear Friends & Partners, June is a season of endings and beginnings with kids ending a school year, graduation celebrations, etc. Change is always happening beneath the Read More

Created Imago Dei: Trumping Misogyny In All Its Forms

Dr. Beth Gerhardt | June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

We are pleased this month to hear from Dr. Beth Gerhardt, MSW, Th.D. Professor of Theology and Social Ethics Northeastern Seminary, Rochester, NY and author of The Read More

Women Breaking Caste Barriers: Made in The Image of God

Maria Blackburn | May 12, 2017
May 12, 2017|

This is the second post in an ongoing forum on the topic "What Practical Relevance Does the 'Imago Dei' Have for the Advance of Human Rights, Peace, Read More

Leveraging Women’s Self Help Groups with a New App

Courtenay Cabot Venton | April 27, 2017
April 27, 2017|

We are honored in the work that we do to come alongside inspiring people with inspiring ideas to make cool things happen in the world for people Read More

The Ethical Challenge of the Image of God in the 21st Century – Human Rights and Beyond

Dr. J. Richard Middleton | March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017|

This is the first post in an ongoing forum on the topic “What Practical Relevance Does the ‘Imago Dei’ Have for the Advance of Human Rights, Peace, Read More

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Global Grassroots Receives a “Classy Award” for Its SKILLZ Street Program

June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017|

Exciting news: Grassroot Soccer’s SKILLZ Street program was one of 10 winners recognized in Boston, MA, at the Collaborative, hosted by Classy on June 15. The Classy Awards is the largest awards ceremony of its kind recognizing excellence in social innovation. The winners are determined as part of a yearlong initiative by the Classy Awards Leadership Council, an honorary board of leaders and experts whose unique perspective and valuable insight establishes this recognition as one of the highest honors in the social sector. Selected from 100 finalists – and more than 3,600 applicants! – to become one of 10 winners, Read More

Student Stars Pitch VIPs at BUILDFest – Founders Wire

June 12, 2017
June 12, 2017|

ALL CHARGED UP: Winning team Double Charge celebrates with its super-sized check at Tuesday night’s BUILDFest. By JARIANA OLUKOGA BOSTON—Student entrepreneurs and their benefactors got a double charge of innovation at Tuesday night’s BUILDFest. BUILD, a nonprofit that teaches Read More

Sephora Stands Announces Partnership with Nomi Network to Produce Make-Up Bags for Their Classes for Confidence

June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

From Diana Mao, Co-Founder of Nomi Network I am happy to announce that our partnership with Sephora Stands was announced this week by Sephora, a leader in the beauty industry with over 400 stores in the United States and operating in 33 countries. We are truly honored and humbled to partner with Sephora Stands, serving as a production resource by co-creating make-up bags for their Classes for Confidence. Nomi Network's strategic goal is to train and help employ 100,000 women in the next five years. We are extremely grateful for Sephora's support in helping us achieve this target and reaching the Read More

Still Harbor Announces Applications for Its 2017-18 Spiritual Direction Practicum Cohort are Open!

June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017|

Spiritual accompaniment is essential to the quest for justice and peace in our world. We are looking to train the next generation of spiritual leaders who seek to accompany those working for justice and peace. Read More

The Sojourner Summit 2017 is Right Around the Corner – June 21-23 – Let Us Know If You Are Interested in Joining Us!

June 4, 2017
June 4, 2017|

Together with movement leaders and prophetic voices – including Margaret Atwood, Rev. Traci Blackmon, Joshua DuBois, Michael Gerson, Amena Brown Owen, Jim Wallis, and Linda Sarsour – we will focus on this unique moment in history, and the healing and resistance we bring to this time. The Summit is a gathering driven by your participation – everyone comes to teach, share, learn and grow. We are a convening created for leaders, anchored by their commitments to faith and justice. We want your voice in the conversation! And we need you to register soon. Register for The Summit today!  Read More

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